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IN ACCORDANCE WITH PROVISIONS OF THE ARIZONA REVISED STATUTES AND THE FLAGSTAFF CITY CHARTER, THE SUMMARIZED MINUTES OF CITY COUNCIL MEETING ARE NOT VERBATIM TRANSCRIPTS.  ONLY THE ACTIONS TAKEN AND DISCUSSIONS APPEARING WITHIN QUOTATION MARKS ARE VERBATIM.  AUDIO RECORDINGS OF CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS ARE ON FILE IN THE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE.

 

SUMMARIZED MINUTES

SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING

 

August 30, 2011

5:30 p.m.

 

A special meeting of the Flagstaff City Council was held on August 30, 2011 convening at 5:34 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 211 West Aspen Avenue, Flagstaff, Arizona.

 

1.         CALL TO ORDER

 

The meeting was called to order by Vice-Mayor Barotz.

 

2.      ROLL CALL

 

On roll call, the following were present:

 

 

Mayor Presler, excused

 

Vice Mayor Barotz

Councilmember Babbott

Councilmember Brewster

Councilmember Evans

Councilmember Overton

Councilmember White, excused

 

Also present were:

 

 

Kevin Burke, City Manager

Rosemary Rosales, City Attorney

 

3.

Consideration of and Action on Public Hearing (PC REZ 2011-0002):  Rezoning of approximately 0.89 acres located at 1000 East Sawmill Road from UC (conditional), Urban Commercial District, to HR (conditional), High Density Residential District, and amend 7.72 acres of the HR (conditional zone).

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Open the public hearing.

Receive citizen input.

Close the public hearing.

 

Councilmember Brewster moved to open the public hearing, with second from Vice-Mayor Barotz.  The motion passed on unanimous vote.

 

Elaine Averitt, Planning Development Manager, participated in the discussion.

 

The Campus Crest development will provide student apartments.  The rezoning will allow an additional 29 apartments to be constructed and is consistent with the regional plan.  The fundamentals of its traditional design will remain consistent with the Southside neighborhood.  There are three elements to the proposal:  1) rezoning .89 acre area from urban commercial to high density residential; 2) amending the site plan from High Residential Density to High Residential Density, (conditional); and 3) abandoning three small right-of-way areas.  The infrastructure was constructed through an improvement district.  The neighborhood outreach exceeded the statutory requirements.

 

Councilmember Overton moved to close the public hearing.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Babbott and passed unanimously.

 

4.

Consideration and Adoption of Resolution No. 2011-39:  A resolution of the Council of the City of Flagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona, abandoning a portion of the public rights-of-way on Carriage Lane, a portion of Jackson Drive, and three alleys located in the Aspen Place at the Sawmill Subdivision.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Resolution No. 2011-39 by title only.

Adopt Resolution No. 2011-39.

 

This item was pulled from the agenda.

 

5.

Consideration and Possible Adoption of Ordinance No. 2011-19:  An ordinance rezoning .89 acres located at 1000 East Sawmill Road from Urban Commercial (conditional) to High Density Residential (conditional) and amending the zoning for 7.72 acres of the High Density Residential (Conditional) Zone located at 1000 East Sawmill Road.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Ordinance No. 2011-19 for the first time by title only.

 

Councilmember Overton moved to read Ordinance No. 2011-19 for the first time by title only, with second from Councilmember Babbott.  The motion passed on unanimous vote and title was read as follows:

 

 

Ordinance No. 2011-19

 

 

 

An ordinance rezoning .89 acres located at 1000 East Sawmill Road from Urban Commercial (conditional) to High Density Residential (conditional) and amending the zoning for 7.72 acres of the High Density Residential (Conditional) Zone located at 1000 East Sawmill Road.

 

 

6.

Consideration of and Action on Appointments:  Presiding Magistrate and Magistrates.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Discuss in Executive Session and make the appointments at the Council meeting.

 

Councilmember Overton moved to recess into executive session.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Evans and passed unanimously.

 

The meeting reconvened at 6:27 p.m.

 

Councilmember Overton moved to postpone this item until the September 20, 2011 Council meeting, with second from Councilmember Evans.  The motion passed on unanimous vote.

 

7.

Consideration and Adoption of Ordinance No. 2011-22:  An ordinance of the Council of the City of Flagstaff, Arizona, approving the form and authorizing the execution and delivery of an amendment to loan agreement (Loan Agreement #72011-10) with the Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona to increase the principal amount of the associated loan for $300,000; authorizing the taking of all other actions necessary to the consummation of the transactions contemplated by this ordinance and declaring an emergency.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

(1)

Read Ordinance No. 2011-22 for the first time by title only.

 

 

(2)

Move to consider the reading of Ordinance No. 2011-22 for the final time by title only.  (Requires unanimous affirmative vote).

 

 

(3)

Read Ordinance No. 2011-22 for the final time by title only.

 

 

(4)

Adopt Ordinance No. 2011-22 (requires six affirmative votes to retain emergency clause).

 

Councilmember Brewster moved to read Ordinance No. 2011-22 for the first time by title only, with second from Councilmember Overton.  The motion passed unanimously and title was read as follows:

 

 

Ordinance No. 2011-22

 

 

 

An ordinance of the Council of the City of Flagstaff, Arizona, approving the form and authorizing the execution and delivery of an amendment to loan agreement (Loan Agreement #72011-10) with the Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona to increase the principal amount of the associated loan for $300,000; authorizing the taking of all other actions necessary to the consummation of the transactions contemplated by this ordinance and declaring an emergency.

 

 

8.

Consideration and Action on:  Council salaries.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

A recommendation will be provided at the August 30, 2011, Special Council meeting.

 

Kevin Burke, City Manager, participated in the discussion.

 

The commission has recommended no change in Council salaries.

 

Councilmember Overton moved to accept the recommendation of the commission.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Brewster and passed unanimously.

 

9.       ADJOURNMENT OF SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING.

 

There being no further business to come before the Council, the special meeting was adjourned at 6:34 p.m.

 

 

 

MAYOR

 

ATTEST:

 

CITY CLERK

 

CERTIFICATION

 

STATE OF ARIZONA,

 

Coconino County.

 

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I, MARGIE BROWN, do hereby certify that I am the City Clerk of the City of Flagstaff, County of Coconino, State of Arizona, and that the above Minutes are a true and correct summary of the Special Meeting of the Council of the City of Flagstaff held on August 30, 2011.  I further certifty that the Special Meeting was duly called and held and that a quorum was present.

 

DATED this 21st day of September, 2011.

 

 

 

 

CITY CLERK